WHY WORK FOR GOWRIE VICTORIA?

Gowrie Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 1939, committed to our purpose to champion good early childhood education and care – because when children learn, we all grow.

 

We are specialists in early childhood education and care and our service offerings include:

  • Children’s programs located at Carlton North, Docklands, Broadmeadows, Yarraville and Carlton. We currently provide education and care for over 800 children and their families
  • Registered Training Organisation (RTO 3900) that delivers nationally recognised qualifications in early childhood education and care
  • Professional development, including short courses and tailor-made training. In the past 20 years thousands of adult learners have received a nationally recognised qualification and the majority of children’s services in Victoria have participated in our professional development and support programs

For over eighty years Gowrie Victoria has grown. We currently employ over 250 people and we’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team.

Some of the benefits of working at Gowrie Victoria include:

  • The opportunity to be part of an organisation that is making a difference in the community
  • A flexible and friendly workplace with ample opportunities for career and professional development
  • The chance to meet and work with people who are some of the best in their field
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous personal and carers leave entitlement of 15 days per annum
  • 20 days annual leave and 17.5% leave loading paid in December to help with extra holiday expenses
  • Option to salary sacrifice additional superannuation.

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CURRENT VACANCIES

Early Childhood Educator, Yarraville (Full and Part time positions available)

 

Gowrie Victoria Clare Court is situated in the heart of Wurundjeri country in Melbourne’s inner west, adjacent to Stony Creek Parklands and is a flexible multi-age community hub.

We believe children are curious, competent and brave. As active agents in their own journey they are empowered to become intrinsically motivated learners through programs that support taking risks, creative thinking and inquiry.

As dedicated professionals we strive to enrich, provoke and extend children’s emerging interests and dispositions. Mindfully we do this in the context of warm, respectful relationships and play based integrated curriculums.

Current Vacancies

  • Early Childhood Educator (Cert III) x 1 Full Time Permanent
  • Early Childhood Educator (Cert III) X 1 Part Time Permanent (2 days with scope to increase to 5 days for the right candidate)
  • Early Childhood Educator (Diploma) x 2 Full Time Permanent

The Role

As an Early Childhood Educator will contribute to the design and delivery of a high quality education and care program for the children and families at Clare Court by demonstrating initiative, completing tasks with minimal supervision, and role model appropriate practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s philosophy, purpose and values. Furthermore, the successful candidate will:

  • Provide written accurate documentation that supports practice and compliance requirements
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community
  • Attend and participate in professional learning

Skills and Experience

  • Qualification relevant to the role
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of the NQF, EYLF and VEYLDF
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver programs that are inclusive, respectful of diversity and accommodate additional needs
  • Proven ability to be a reflective practitioner of performance and practice

How to Apply

Does this sound like you? For more information and to apply please click here.

For a confidential discussion about the position please contact Jane Sharp, Manager Early Learning on 9314 7886

Room Leader, Full Time ongoing, Yarraville

Our Yarraville service is situated in the heart of Wurundjeri country in Melbourne’s inner west adjacent to Stony Creek Parklands and is a flexible multi-age community hub.

We believe children are curious, competent and brave. As active agents in their own journey they are empowered to become intrinsically motivated learners through programs that support taking risks, creative thinking and inquiry.

As dedicated professionals we strive to enrich, provoke and extend children’s emerging interests and dispositions. Mindfully, we do this in the context of warm, respectful relationships and play based integrated curriculums.

The Role

The Room Leader will lead and coach a team of educators in providing quality ECEC in line with the NQF and approved frameworks. The successful candidate will:

  • Drive practice that is aligned to Gowrie’s purpose and values.
  • Develop and implement an educational program responsive to the interests, strengths and learning needs of children.
  • Develop pedagogical documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and children’s learning. This documentation will support practice, communication and meet the requirements of the NQF.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Coach and mentor colleagues to achieve shared goals.
  • Participate in and share professional learning.

Selection Criteria

(you must address the selection criteria in a brief cover letter)

The successful candidate will hold a Diploma qualification (minimum) in ECEC (or equivalent) and have:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in early childhood.
  • An ability to articulate the role of Early Childhood Educator and what theories underpin their practice.
  • Demonstrated competency to lead and coach a team of educators and a willingness to engage in deep professional learning to further develop leadership skills.

How to Apply

Does this sound like you? For more information and to apply please click here.

For a confidential discussion about the position please contact Jane Sharp, Manager Early Learning on 9314 7886

Early Childhood Educator (Cert III or Dip), full time 6 month contract, Docklands

We are currently recruiting for a full time educator on a 6 month contract (expected start 6 July to 24 Dec 2020) at our Docklands service.

The Role

You will contribute to the design and delivery of a high quality education and care program for the children and families at Gowrie Victoria Docklands by demonstrating initiative, completing tasks with minimal supervision, and role model appropriate practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s philosophy, purpose and values. Furthermore, the successful candidate will:

  • Provide written and accurate documentation that supports practice and compliance requirements
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community
  • Attend and participate in professional learning

Skills and Experience

  • Cert III or Diploma qualified in ECEC or equivalent
  • 12 months work experience in early childhood preferred
  • Ability to deliver programs that are inclusive and respond to the interests, strengths and learning needs of individual children
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and engage in regular critical reflection

For more information and to apply please click here